First up we don our tinfoil hats to protect against wrong answers in Conspiracy Theory Trivia Board Game

Next we can see clearly now right through the cards as we layer them into a brand new world in Mystic Vale

And lastly the fake money flies as we scramble to risk it all in Russian Roulette

  • 2:08 – Conspiracy Theory Trivia Board Game
  • 13:50 – Mystic Vale
  • 26:10 – Russian Roulette

Conspiracy Theory Trivia Board Game

Designed by: Stephen Barnes
Published by:
Neddy Games (2017)
2 – 6
14 & up
Playing time:
30 – 45 min

In Conspiracy Theory players test their knowledge of the world of conspiracies. Answer questions to collect conspiracy cards to win, but be careful of Government Cover-Ups, they can set you back. 

The conspiracies range from well-known suspicions to some truly bizarre theories. To provide additional information on the theories in the game, a unique QR code is printed on every conspiracy card that connects to a page with information on that specific theory and links to websites devoted to explaining it.

The first player to collect one of each type, or 3 of the same type of conspiracy cards, wins the game.

Mystic Vale

Designed by: John D. Clair
Published by:
Alderac Entertainment Group (2016)
2 – 4
14 & up
Playing time:
45 min

In Mystic Vale, players take on the role of druidic clans determined to use their blessings to cleanse the curse upon the Valley of Life and rescue the spirits.

Each turn, you play cards into your field to gain powerful advancements and useful vale cards. Use your power wisely, or decay will end your turn prematurely. Score the most victory points to win the game!

Mystic Vale uses the innovative “Card Crafting System”, which lets you not only build your deck, but build the individual cards in your deck, customizing each card’s abilities to exactly the strategy you want to follow.

Russian Roulette

Designed by: Gilbert Obermair
Published by:
Selchow & Righter (1975)
2 – 7
10 & up
Playing time:
1 – 2 hrs

Russian Roulette is a banking game in which all bets must be placed against the Tzar who is the house or banker. The object of the game is to be the player with the most money when the game ends.

All players bet on the card that will come up next. Players use their colored chips (each worth $1,000) to bet on the suit, the rank, and the exact face of the card predicted next. There is an unique way to get back into the game if you lose all your money.

The game ends when either a) the predetermined time limit expires, b) the bank runs out of money, or c) all players have been eliminated.

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